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The University at Buffalo is once again among the top 20 U.S. campuses with the largest enrollment of international students, according to data published by the Institute of International Education (IIE).


The Confucius Institute at the University at Buffalo will celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival on Oct. 1 with the presentation of a free public performance of music and dance by highly accomplished student artists from the College of Music, Capital Normal University, Beijing.


Asia scholars from New York, neighboring states, Canadian provinces and beyond will gather in Buffalo Sept. 16-17 for the 2011 New York Conference on Asian Studies (NYCAS) organized by the Asian Studies Program at the University at Buffalo.


Joseph J. Hindrawan, associate vice provost for international education and director of international enrollment management at the University at Buffalo, will join colleagues from 55 other U.S. colleges and universities, April 2 to 8, on the Obama administration's first education services trade mission to Indonesia and Vietnam.


The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute, in partnership with the Chinese Club of Western New York (CCWNY), will present a Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 5 from 3-6 p.m. in the Mainstage Theatre, Center for the Arts, UB North Campus.


The University at Buffalo, long a leader among major American research universities in the percentage of international students enrolled, ranked 12th among the top 25 U.S. campuses hosting international students in 2009-10, up from 2008-09, when it ranked 17th.


The University at Buffalo has ranked among the top five research institutions in the United States in its production of Fulbright Scholars for the 2010-11 academic year.


In the midst of expanding economic ties but troubling trade disputes between the United States and China, Jon M. Huntsman Jr., U.S ambassador to China, will present a speech on U.S.-China relations via live interactive webcast at a China Town Hall at the University at Buffalo.


The University at Buffalo Confucius Institute, in partnership with the Chinese Club of Western New York with assistance from the Nichols School, will present a gala celebration of the Chinese Moon Festival Oct. 1 at Nichols, 1250 Amherst St., Buffalo.


Jonathan Spence, British-born historian, public intellectual and one of America's preeminent China scholars, will present a free public talk at Buffalo's City Honors School Sept. 21 at 7 p.m.